Safer workplaces for veterinarians thanks to OiRA

Visits to the veterinarian are essential to keep our four-legged friends fit. In turn, workers in the sector also need to rely on healthy and safe workplaces.Some occupational hazards associated with veterinary activities are exposure to biological... Lisätietoa

European SME Week 2023: Celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation in Bilbao

The European Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Week is taking place on 13 to 17 November 2023. The event promises to be a unique and innovative event bringing together the SME Assembly, 13-15 November, and the Europe Enterprise Network (EEN)... Lisätietoa

Belgium marks a decade of occupational risk assessment with OiRA

EU-OSHA's Belgian focal point, SPF Emploi, Travail et Concertation Sociale – FOD Werkgelegenheid, Arbeid en Sociaal Overleg, is commemorating a decade of successful implementation of Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools in the country... Lisätietoa

Risk assessment with OiRA for beauty salons debuts in Portugal

A new Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tool will facilitate the assessment of occupational safety and health (OSH) risks in beauty salons and institutes in Portugal.The tool will be presented at a webinar organised by our Portuguese focal... Lisätietoa

OiRA helps looking after the safety of private security guards

While ensuring security of people, merchandise and properties, private security guards are exposed to numerous occupational risks.Workers in this sector report experiencing a high degree of work interruptions, extended periods of static sitting,... Lisätietoa

Promoting workplace safety through OiRA: Empowering small businesses in Ioannina

Ioannina becomes the capital of safety and health at work in Greece on 6 November. Local workers and employers learn about the fundamental principles of OSH along with information about the national occupational safety and health (OSH) system and... Lisätietoa

Risk assessment first: Learning how to use OiRA in Slovakia

A seminar hosted by Slovakia’s National Labour Inspectorate / Národný inšpektorát práce took place in the town of Žilina to promote risk assessment practices and the use of Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools.Experts from the University... Lisätietoa

Empowering tomorrow's chemical engineers with OiRA in Greece

In Greece, our national focal point Hellenic Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, in cooperation with the Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, is training chemical engineering students.During a workshop,... Lisätietoa

EU-OSHA to investigate how OiRA is used in multiple countries

A new research project to understand how Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools are used in more EU countries is underway. After a successful study in France, EU-OSHA is now focusing on Lithuania and Cyprus.The study involves qualitative... Lisätietoa

Working from home? Stay safe and keep healthy with OiRA

With telework being very common after the pandemic, a new Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tool can now assist both employers and teleworkers in creating safer and healthier workspaces at home. The OiRA tool on telework is not sector-... Lisätietoa